Conflicts, refugee crises and discrimination mean getting every child in the world into school and learning is a huge challenge. Here are some of 2018's most memorable quotes about the struggle to give every girl and boy a quality education and protect them from harm.
Education is the closest thing to real magic that you can give a child.
Seeing is different from hearing. And when they read how we are living it will affect them ... they don't know how bad our living conditions are.
I’ve always been a dreamer and those circumstances made me even more determined to achieve my dreams.
We are starting the school year earlier because the Israelis want to destroy the school. So when they come to demolish it, we will be here.
It is cold going to school but it’s not hard.
Then I will just draw the mouse with the cord and I would say this is the mouse, this is the body and this is the tail of the mouse
Dear World Leaders, we're putting you on notice. For 130 million girls without an education. For one billion women without access to a bank account. For 39,000 girls who became child brides today.
He's a gem. He's good at both studying and sports... he's brought our school several medals and certificates from his achievements.
The fact that I understand the problems of the learners helps me to be able to assist them when they are sad because they cannot do something.